Parents & Families

Information for Parents

Making the transition from school to university can be challenging for many students. As a parent, there are many ways you can help. The following information will give you a good idea of what your child is going through, from choosing the right specility to adjusting to university life.

The job market is extremely competitive and skilled employees are high in demand. Degrees are required for a wide range of careers such as Medicine, Education, Engineering, Accounting and Law. A university education will help your child succeed in today's workforce and establish an enjoyable career of their choice.

Improve your prospects for life

  • University graduates gain professional qualifications that are recognised and respected worldwide.
  • University graduates are offered higher pay and greater financial stability.
  • University graduates are given the option to fast-track their career with postgraduate study.
  • Learn and discover

  • University education exposes students to new research and technology.
  • Studying at university encourages creative and independent thought.
  • Students are given the chance to travel and experience life overseas through study abroad programs.
  • University life exposes students to other cultures and backgrounds.
  • Achieve and excel

  • Students conquer intellectual challenges and develop a sense of achievement.
  • University builds initiative and leadership skills that can be used for life.
  • Establish professional connections

  • University is where students build their first adult networks.
  • Students meet friends and mentors that become future contacts and colleagues
  • Students mix with inspiring academic staff who are leading experts in their field.